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Passengers panic as Nigeria airport conducts bomb drill

FAAN officials and other security operatives were present to reassure the passengers that the exercise was just routine.

British Council set to mark women’s day

The council will also honour women Champions

Jega cannot resign or go on terminal leave — Falana

Mr. Falana says further delay of the election will be an invitation to anarchy.

PDP’s delusional lies are tales by moonlight – APC Campaign

“On our part, we shall continue to insist on enviable standards of good governance in the Nigerian political space.”

Jonathan, PDP plan to cripple Buhari — APC Campaign

The Buhari campaign alleges that President Jonathan plans to ground its planes, freeze bank accounts

“Explain your links with Jega,” PDP challenges APC

PDP responds to allegations by the APC that President Goodluck Jonathan plans to sack INEC chairman, Attahiru Jega.


Lagos airport conducts bombing response drill

The simulation will hold Saturday.

Group asks politicians to halt spread of hate messages

Group asks politicians to focus on issues-based politics.

Nigerian government’s e-revenue collection scheme takes off

All existing revenue accounts by MDAs in banks expected to close today.

Buhari at Chatham House: APC Chasing Shadows – PDP

PDP commends Jonathan for visit to troubled spots.

’30 APC members killed in political violence in Rivers’

The party says the shooting, bombing and disruption of its Okrika rally was aimed principally at eliminating its governorship candidate, Dakuku Peterside.

Nigeria’s elections must reflect the will of the people, America says

The elections were postponed from February to March and April.

I’m irrevocably committed to Abuja Peace Accord – Buhari

“Your greatest weapon is your vote. That is the only way to bring about change, not through violence.”

NDLEA arrests two ex-convicts for drug trafficking

NDLEA says both suspects had been convicted in the past for drug-related offences.

Synagogue Building collapse

Synagogue collapse: Building didn’t collapse due to structural failure — contractor ‎

The contractor is a member of the church.

APC is a party of one week, one lie — PDP

PDP says APC is promoting false propaganda.

Nigeria Senate slashes subsidy on kerosene, petrol

The upper chamber slashed petrol subsidy from N200 billion to 100 billion.

Boko Haram: Nigeria’s Army chief visits Baga, says elections may hold in recovered territory

“Every soldier that participated in the Baga operation, whether dead or alive, has been promoted to the next rank.”

Nigeria approves 9 new private universities

There are now 60 private universities in Nigeria.

Onaiyekan asks Nigerian government to subsidise private universities

“We appeal to the government to give our university access to its facilities for subsidising tertiary university in Nigeria.”

Chinese construction worker kidnapped in Nigeria

The Chinese was kidnapped on Tuesday.

PDP Condemns Kano, Potiskum Bombings

The party says it is deeply saddened by the attacks.

Boko Haram Twitter Account Suspended

The online clampdown came as the sect suffered heavy casualties at the hands of Nigerian troops.

​Police IG orders investigation into ABU Professor’s death

The late professor of agriculture was killed by the police.

President Jonathan eulogizes Shagari at 90

Jonathan describes ​the ​former president as a committed patriot and outstanding leader.